By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man who allegedly stabbed a cab driver in Brooklyn.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday.

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Police are searching for a man who allegedly stabbed a cab driver in Brooklyn on Jan. 13, 2021. (Credit: NYPD Crime Stoppers)

According to police, the cab driver picked a man up in front of the Sheepshead Bay B/Q subway station and drove him to a location on East 29th Street between Avenue V and Avenue W.

When they arrived at the destination, police say the passenger pulled out a knife and demanded money from the cab driver.

The cab driver got out of the car, but he went back when he saw the passenger move to the driver’s seat.

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The passenger then allegedly stabbed the cab driver in the thigh and ran off.

The cab driver was able to drive home and call 911. He was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

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